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Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

A modest, dated property, independently owned and owner operated. 5 star view for the value! Couple provides outstanding personal service. In spite of the property limitations, they have done a really nice job of adding amenities seen only in current properties, such as free snacks and small food market. Will stay again when in the area.

2Thank Steve W
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We loved our stay at Bay Inn Petoskey. It's was everything I would hope for in a privately owned motel. The room was perfect. It was very cozy. (Felt like being at moms). My boyfriend and I arrived after closing and were worried that we wouldn't be able to check in. But, Shirley and Verne (the owners) had our key...

4Thank kellyrenee0524
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed over the holiday weekend and it was great. Low prices and very clean. The hotel has a great view of the bay, and a nice seating area. Vern was friendly at check in, and gave us some tips of things to do. Right on the bike path also. Nothing fancy but it has everything we needed. Would definitely stay...

Thank e4vervil
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Reviewed 22 January 2015

While ski touring in Michigan in December we were very pleased to happen upon and get a room at the Bay Inn. Great location, with a nice view, and near a very cool town. (home of Kilwins, and a nice factory tour, we are very familiar with Kilwins down here in South Florida as they have literally surrounded us with...

Thank rpcvtaylor
Reviewed 5 January 2015

I stayed at the Bay Inn of Petoskey over the Christmas Holiday. Views of Lake Michigan,even in winter, are quite spectacular! My room was very clean and cheerful and the Innkeepers were so helpful in suggesting things to do nearby. In fact, there are wonderful restaurants, boutiques, and skiing for the outdoor enthusiasts . Location is superb! I will visit...

Thank FranklinRioRita
Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We stayed here for one night, while on a tour of the Tunnel of Trees. It felt like you were staying at your Grandma's house! Very clean and comfortable. All the basic necessities. The owner was so nice, and she pointed out a few things for us to check out that we were unaware of. Will book here again! Tip:...

2Thank Kimbk65
Winona, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We were lucky to arrive at the Bay Inn on a beautiful fall day. The view of Lake Michigan was amazing. The motel is exceptionally clean and has a nice homey feel. The grounds are beautiful with a nice patio area to enjoy an afternoon beverage. The owner was congenial and made us feel right at home. We wished we...

1Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Pleasantly surprised with the quality of this hotel. Obvious that it was built in 1960's....the bathroom and tiles, and tub are the same that I grew up with !! Hotel was very clean and rooms spacious (esp for a 1960 build), One of the web sites lists that it has a pool...make that HAD a pool...no longer there. The owners...

Thank KidBF
Brookville, Ohio
Reviewed 21 September 2014

Although this is an older inn, it is very comfortable and clean. We enjoyed the view from our front window and the inn is fairly close to everything. Would recommend upgrading the TV and microwave. The microwave would stop while heating.

Thank Michael D
port charlotte,florida
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Great location for our two day stay in Petosky. Older mom and pop style motel, but I have never seen one so clean and fresh! There is a great view of the bay and the staff was very helpful. One suggestion would be to update the televisions to flat screens

1Thank jimterry
Shirley O, Owner at Bay Inn Petoskey, responded to this review

WOW! Our team at Bay Inn of Petoskey thank you for your review. All 15 guest rooms are checked daily after housekeeping has completed their work... We are very proud when guests recognize the hard work we put in daily to provide a special stay at our small Independent Inn. Thank you, Shirley and Verne Osterlund, owners Bay Inn of...

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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the hillside above Lake Michigan with million-dollar views and an ideal location, this Magnuson Hotels affiliate is within minutes of the most spectacular sights and activities that northern Michigan has to offer. Beachfront hiking, sailing on Lake Michigan, skiing, and world-class golfing are all minutes away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bay Inn Petoskey

Address: 2445 Charlevoix Avenue, Petoskey, MI 49770
Region: United States > Michigan > Emmet County > Petoskey
Price Range: $86 - $244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Bay Inn Petoskey 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Patio furniture out front facing the lake. Second floor has a better view. Beware two floors, but no elevator. The stairs were not bad.”
862eveyg, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms have beautiful lake views, but the upstairs view is a bit better.”
KeithL737, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great View, Friendly Owner”
bobm128, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead even if No Vacancy on line.”
dromakerjd, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the second floor for the best lake views - all rooms have lake view, however.”
439kg, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
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